Occlusive central venous catheter securement dressing
University of Kansas, KS, United States
This device is designed to significantly reduce the number of catheter-related bloodstream infections. Such infections result in excess mortality, prolonged length of hospital stay and significant financial losses to healthcare facilities.
Primary Application Area: Medical Devices
Technology Development Status: Proven Manufacturability
Technology Readiness Level: TRL 7
FIGURES OF MERIT
Value Proposition: This device utilizes tissue adhesive polymer to provide improved skin adhesion of the device (resistant to “rolling up” or displacement) and a far superior bacterial barrier over existing adhesive products. The device design also incorporates a novel, patented method to safely remove the device from the skin.
Organization Type: Academic/Gov Lab
Showcase Booth #: 13M - T
GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES
Government Funding/Support to Date:
Primary Sources of Funding: University
Looking for: Both Funding and Development Partners